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Old West Saturday

Date/Time

March 26, 2022 to March 26, 2022
10:00 AM until 02:00 PM

Description

Watch history come alive as re-enactor Esther Bates shares the hopeful and sometimes harrowing story of the Exodusters and the Black migration from the south to points West in Kansas, Oklahoma and Colorado following the Civil War. Send a text 1800s-style with Les Calger and his collection of authentic telegraphs. Discover the ancient craft of the dugout canoe with John Brown from the Muscogee Nation. Try your hand at roping a steer with “Rodeo Rita” Cooksey. Hear Michael “Cowboy Mike” Grauer separate truth from tall tales when it comes to the working cowboy and covered wagons. Throwback three fingers of sarsaparilla at the Silver Dollar Saloon, with free samples in Prosperity Junction.

Location

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
1700 NE 63rd St,
Oklahoma City, OK 73111, US

Additional Information

Cost

Free with admission

Ages

All ages welcome

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